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Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Hydrocodone And Acetaminophen (Definition)

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Is long term use of norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) safe?

Is long term use of norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) safe?

Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) safety: Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) is essentially hydrocodone with Acetaminophen (tylenol). Yes, it is safe for long-term use, but the adverse aspect of this is narcotic tolerance, and a need for higher doses. So the safest thing to do is to use this medication for the shortest duration tolerable. ...Read more

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Is long-term oxycodone (opana) use safer than long-term vicodin or norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) use, since the former contains no acetaminophen which harms the liver?

Is long-term oxycodone (opana) use safer than long-term vicodin or norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) use, since the former contains no acetaminophen which harms the liver?

Possibly: Most medications are processed through your liver. Normally, a healthy liver will easily process and eliminate acetaminophen. However, if the liver is abnormal or exposed to excess amounts of acetaminophen, then severe harm could result. Remember that all opioids (opana, vicodin, etc) must be taken carefully under your physician's guidance. ...Read more

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I was on Norco 5's and would like to donate plasma. how long is it detectable in your blood?

I was on Norco 5's and would like to donate plasma. how long is it detectable in your blood?

Disclose to Blood: Bank. Blood Bank will not test your plasma for Norco, but you should tell them about all the medications you are taking. Why are you taking Norco is just as important as taking the medication. To reiterate, disclose all of your health issues to the blood bank. ...Read more

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Took 2 fioricet for headache. How long do I have to wait before taking norco for kidney stone pain?

Took 2 fioricet for headache. How long do I have to wait before taking norco for kidney stone pain?

Meds: The fioricet doesn't appear to contain a narcotic. A 4-6 hour interval to take your hydrocodone should be fine. The medicines may both cause drowsiness so stay at home. All the best. ...Read more

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75mg Lyrica (pregabalin) and 20mg baclofen for peripheral neuropathy. How long after can I take 5/325 norco for pain ??

75mg Lyrica (pregabalin) and 20mg baclofen for peripheral neuropathy. How long after can I take 5/325 norco for pain ??

See details: Avoid taking narcotics at all if possible. The addiction risks increase the longer you take it. Instead, increase the Lyrica (pregabalin) dose. I am not sure Baclifen has all that much benefit. Finally, identify and treat the cause of the neuropathy. ...Read more

Dr. Marvin Ott
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Norco (Definition)

Norco is a narcotic combination for pain which is a ...Read more